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Tommy's Joynt

1101 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Civic Center)
(415) 775-4216
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Ranked #259 of 4,938 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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267 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place has never disappointed me. Everyone that ever comes to SF needs to come experience good and affordable food. It's a great place to chill out and have a drink, or come with the entire family and have dinner. Be prepared to wait in line for a while..... it's worth the wait.

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went here after seeing this place feature on diners drive ins and dives on Food Network. I actually walked about a mile to get here. I had the Monday special which was braised ox tail with noodles. I chose the cole slaw for a side dish. I have to say the flavor of the sauce was good but I... More

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Bumped to this place trying to find a Mexican Restaurant and glad we did I just could not believe the quality of the food for the price we paid The carvery style approach the sandwiches and meals in full view of the bar area certainly gives this local bar and eatery a nice atmosphere and the food is just great

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St Louis, MO
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Tommy's Joynt is a unique dining experience. The food was awesome and Tommy's has large portions. Easy 15 minute walk from Union Square Marine Memorial Club and Hotel. If we lived in San Francisco, we would be going to Tommy's on a regular basis.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ate here on our first night in SF. Was not sure what we were expecting, but wanted somewhere that was traditional SF instead of a chain, and this was definitely that. Place was great, food was delicious, we all had different, and I had the buffalo stew. Place was very busy but we luckily found a seat and the staff... More

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Unity, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My buddy and I passed this up on day two of our trip but we went back on day three and let me tell you, was it amazing! The antique décor inside was neat to look. The bar is located on one side and the deli on the other. Plenty of tables to sit at while you dine. Speaking of... More

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Almada, Portugal
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tommy's Joynt is that kind of unique place that you can only drink because it's a bar on your left side; you can eat a meal because it's a restaurant on your right side and you can watch their memorabilia because it's a home museum. All the restaurant is full of memorabilia on the wall, ceilling... Everywhere! The meal service... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ran over to Tommys after our first night in San Francisco. It was right across the street from our hotel and I was starving after flying and sight seeing. We walk in and quickly noticed it is different sort of set up. It is cafeteria style serving where you walk by and say I'll take that and point. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

good food and drinks, inexpensive, very nice style, i had a breakfast at around 10AM people was still coming in, by the time i finished it was very crowded

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Tommy's was so delicious my fiance and I went there twice during our San Francisco stay. The vibe there is very inviting and the staff is super nice. Now the FOOD! OH MY YUM! what a great mix of home-cooking and comfort food. It was refreshing to see a mix of business people, locals and tourists. Obviously a hidden gem... More

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